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3 Ways to Recruit Smarter in a Competitive Job Market

Posted by Lisa Farrell on Aug 16, 2018 2:00:00 PM

With the US unemployment rate just at or below 4% and even lower in key sectors like healthcare and technology, it’s a candidate’s market. Organizations of all types are forced to compete for top talent and leaving key jobs open for longer periods of time. With job seekers having the upper hand, how can you get smarter about recruiting? 

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Topics: Virtual Recruitment

You’ve Decided to Host a Virtual Summit—Now What?

Posted by Joakim Jonsson on Aug 8, 2018 5:11:00 PM

Modern demand gen marketers know that virtual summits are among the most effective online lead generation tools today. A collaborative online event, a virtual summit connects your audience to your content. Thought leaders present keynote presentations, and the audience can interact with experts and peers. Partners or sponsors are often invited to participate by hosting virtual booths, showcasing complementary solutions with immediate access to resources and salespeople. Done right, virtual summits are helping companies like BambooHR and Hootsuite achieve incredible ROI.

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Topics: Virtual Summits

Virtual Summits—Marquee Conference on a Shoestring Budget

Posted by Lisa Farrell on Aug 3, 2018 9:43:00 AM

Oracle OpenWorld, Microsoft Ignite, IBM InterConnect, and Dreamforce are all very large marquee conferences that attract thousands of attendees, include hundreds of sessions, and require countless hours of planning and very large budgets. Physical attendee estimates across these conferences range from 25,000 to well over 100,000.

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Topics: Virtual Summits

How Do Virtual Events Compare to Physical Events?

Posted by Lisa Farrell on Jul 26, 2018 5:20:00 PM

Here at 6Connex, we love virtual events for all kinds of uses. One of our favorites is marketing events designed for lead generation, often called virtual summits. Multi-sponsor virtual summits, where companies connect with attendees through virtual booths and sponsored sessions, are common in the world of virtual events. 

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Topics: Virtual Events and Environments

Virtual Event Inspiration — Volume 2

Posted by Lisa Farrell on Jul 18, 2018 12:36:00 PM

The 6Connex clients just keep on innovating. If you’re not yet sure how you can use a virtual event to engage your prospects, employees or partners, the latest programs launching on our virtual environment platform just may give you some great ideas.

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Topics: Virtual Events and Environments

Virtual Sales Meetings & Virtual Trainings — Part 3, Employee Reactions

Posted by Lisa Farrell on Jul 10, 2018 11:50:00 AM

Where the Rubber Meets the Road—What Do Employees Think?

Once you’ve studied the benefits of virtual sales meetings and made the decision to move forward with a virtual sales kickoff or a virtual sales enablement program, and you’ve invested in both quality content and an engaging, fun experience, how will your employees react? Will they feel shortchanged and unmotivated? Will they really learn anything in this new model?

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Topics: Sales Enablement

Virtual Sales Meetings & Virtual Trainings — Part 2, Overcoming Hurdles

Posted by Lisa Farrell on Jun 28, 2018 11:14:00 AM

In our last article, we reviewed numerous advantages of virtual sales meetings. Of course we’re big fans, and we see the benefits in action through the eyes of our clients.

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Topics: Sales Enablement

Virtual Sales Meetings & Virtual Trainings — Part 1, The Benefits

Posted by Lisa Farrell on Jun 22, 2018 4:11:00 PM

Every week, more enterprise organizations are seeing the value in virtual sales meetings like virtual sales kickoff and sales enablement programs. Moving sales training programs from physical, in-person events to virtual ones can yield many benefits, including cost savings, increased learning opportunities, and broader reach across the organization. However, there are a few potential disadvantages that need to be considered.

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Topics: Sales Enablement

4 Steps to Hosting Your Virtual Event

Posted by Joakim Jonsson on Jun 13, 2018 2:10:00 PM
 
Online virtual events are here, and they are now the center of corporate event planning. Here are four ways to ensure that your virtual event is a success.

 

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Topics: Virtual Events and Environments

Virtual Event Inspiration — Volume 1

Posted by Lisa Farrell on Jun 7, 2018 1:35:00 PM

Are you looking for inspiration for your next virtual event? Our current clients leverage the 6Connex virtual environment platform for a whole host of different use cases. Take a look at some of the latest:

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Topics: Virtual Events and Environments